After being delayed for a year, the Olympic Games, which will take place in Tokyo until August 8.
The opening ceremony was held in a unique and “rare” atmosphere at the Tokyo Olympic Stadium, with a capacity of 68 thousand people, yet it was empty.
The parade of the delegations began with Greece and closed with Japan, the host country, Panama came out in 134th place.
The Japanese tennis player Naomi Osaka was in charge of wearing the olympic flame and light the cauldron, which will remain lit for the duration of the Olympic Games.
In the framework of the celebration of the Olympic Games some celebrities They have declared themselves as followers of sports activities and have stated which is their favorite athlete.
The current Miss Universe, the Mexican Andrea Meza celebrates female participation in the Olympics. “I celebrate the triumphs of women in all disciplines, and I particularly remember the taekwondo girl, María del Rosario Espinoza, who won in several Olympics; that level, of being in several Olympics and succeeding, is worth never forgetting”, Meza expressed.
Actor Luis Gerardo Méndez recognizes that everything related to Olympic athletes is “fabulous“.
Mendez swam as a child and it was magical to see the participations of Michael Phelps, reminded him of those times, and considers him a benchmark for his exploits in the pool.}
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Singer Rita Ora also highlighted the feats from one athlete in particular, Simone Biles, who won 4 gold medals and one bronze in Rio.
“Can we talk about Simone Biles? She did great feats in the Olympics and God! She is expected to continue making history in artistic gymnastics; I declare myself her biggest admirer. All my respect, and I already wish to see her win everything! She is a woman exemplary, “said Ora.
Actress Kate Winslet also has a favorite, Jessica Ennis-Hill, who won gold at London, in 2012, and silver in Rio, in 2016.
Winslet said: “I have a favorite: Jessica Ennis-Hill, who won the heptathlon for the UK and it was crazy, my respects to her. It is an impressive sport, of endurance, of being there, of not giving up, and she is fabulous. “
The Olympic Games will not only be different because of the covid-19There are other things that make them special, for example, they have a record in sports, for this edition five more sports were included: Karate, surfing, sport climbing and skateboarding.
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In total there will be 33 sports, 50 subjects and about 11,000 athletes.
The Tokyo Olympics will be the most expensive in history and the organizers They have worked hard to make them the greenest competitions.
The athletes’ beds are made of cardboard and the medals are made of discarded cell phone materials, it was possible to extract 32 kilos of gold, 3,500 of silver and 2,200 of bronze that were used to produce the 5,000 medals, underlines the BBC.
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